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Inmate Dies At Men’s Central Jail

The death of an inmate at the Men’s Central Jail in downtown was under investigation Monday, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said.

01/28/2013

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OC D.A. To Probe Inmate Death In Hospital Ward

The Orange County sheriff’s department says the district attorney’s office will investigate the death of a 49-year-old man in custody.

09/03/2012

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Inmate Beaten To Death At Twin Towers In Downtown LA

An inmate at Twin Towers Correctional Facility was beaten to death Tuesday by two other inmates, according to authorities.

02/28/2012

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Baca Pledges To Improve State Of Jail System

Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has issued a written pledge to address problems at the county’s jails, where reports of deputy misconduct have led to complaints from civil rights groups and an FBI investigation.

10/09/2011

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Inmate Dies A Day After Booking In OC Jail

An inmate was found dead in her Orange County jail cell less than a day after her arrest on suspicion of drug possession.

01/03/2011